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ASA’s Contractor’s Compass September Issue Available

Inside the September edition: Construction in the Courts:ASA SLDF Wins Big for Ohio How Are We Doing? Developing a Firm-Wide Obsession with Customer Feedback Looking To Improve Safety Culture? Have Management that Commits Sidewall Protection for OTR Tires Keeps Concrete Recycling Operations Running Safety First: Prioritizing Workplace Safety for Subcontractors 5 Tips for Connecting Field … READ MORE

FISHING TOURNAMENT: CAPTAIN’S PARTY AND TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK

ASA-HC’s annual fishing tournament will take place this week. This Wednesday is the Captain’s Party. All teams must have at least one representative at the Captain’s Party. Guides will be chosen, the Calcutta will take place and rules for the tournament will be discussed. Dinner and drinks will be served. The tournament will take place … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: J D HERBERGER & ASSOCIATES

J D Herberger & Associates, PC, a proud member of ASA – Houston since 2004, represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners in all phases of construction projects.  We have in depth experience with construction contracts, mechanics and materialmen’s liens, surety bonds, construction litigation, and other topics related to the construction industry.  J D Herberger & … READ MORE

2019 HOUSTON CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WAGE SURVEY RELEASED

Skilled craft professionals continue to earn high wages, according to the newly-released 2019 Houston Construction Industry Wage Survey. As in past years, ASA-HC asked members to participate in the survey. The organizations that take part in the survey do so voluntarily, and all specific company information remains confidential. The results include average hourly rate, average health … READ MORE

INFORMATION REGARDING THE CANCELLATION OF LAST WEEK’S GENERAL LUNCH MEETING

Due to the storms that moved through the greater Houston area last Thursday, Sept. 19, the general lunch meeting scheduled for that day was cancelled at the last minute. For those who prepaid online for their registration, you will be issued a refund check. For the Industry Leader, Industry Partner and Lunch Sponsors: the two … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: DOEREN MAYHEW

Founded in 1932, Doeren Mayhew is a leading group of Houston CPAs and trusted advisors who go beyond traditional accounting to help mid-sized businesses grow and prosper.  A top 100 firm by INSIDE Public Accounting, Doeren Mayhew has a dedicated Construction Group that serves hundreds of the nation’s privately owned subcontractors and general contractors, specializing … READ MORE

Apply Today for ASA Awards

Applications are now being accepted for many of the awards offered by ASA.   The ASA Certificate of Excellence in Ethics recognizes subcontractors for their commitment to ASA values, such quality construction and a safe and healthy work environment. Each applicant is required to respond to questions concerning the firm’s corporate ethics policies and procedures, its … READ MORE

THIS THURSDAY – GENERAL LUNCH MEETING: COMPANY WIDE PERSPECTIVE ON HOW A SAFETY INCIDENT IS HANDLED

Join ASA-HC this Thursday, Sept. 19 for its annual safety meeting. Panelists will discuss their role in each of three safety scenarios (first aide, recordable, fatality) and then will discuss best practices to help avoid those scenarios on a jobsite. Panelists: Alex Benzor, General Superintendent, Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing Mike Garrett, Field Superintendent, Milestone Metals, … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: BOWEN, MICLETTE & BRITT

For over 30 years, Bowen, Miclette & Britt has brought its customers a commitment to excellence, innovation and service in the complex world of insurance and risk management. As one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the country, BMB’s client base has gravitated over the years towards several industry niches, specifically Construction, Energy, Marine … READ MORE